Holidays Up North

Happy 2017! The last few months of 2016 were busy ones for us (we’re sure we’re not the only ones!) but we’re glad to be back to sharing our foodie pleasures with you. The end of 2016 took us to Michigan to visit family and friends. Here’s a taste of what we ate and drank while … More Holidays Up North

Westchester Magazine Wine & Food Festival 2016

Westchester Magazine’s 6th Annual Wine & Food Festival brings together top chefs from the area’s best restaurants along with wine experts and the best wines for a delicious and entertaining four days from June 8-11, 2016. The festival kicks off on Wednesday, June 8 with a special wine & food pairing with world-renowned wine expert, Kevin … More Westchester Magazine Wine & Food Festival 2016

Holidays Up North

Like everyone else, 2016 is in full gear for us. It’s back to the grind with work, being active (after all that holiday eating!) and bearing the cold temperatures of winter. In the past few week, we’ve enjoyed reading other fellow food blogger’s recaps of their 2015 including Katie Schlientz sharing her top dining experiences … More Holidays Up North

Bird is the Word

From meeting him in person at an event, watching him as a judge on Chopped and eating at Red Rooster, and reading his books, you can say we’re big fans of Marcus Samuelsson and what he’s done for food and Harlem.  So naturally, when we found out he was opening another restaurant, Streetbird Rotisserie, we had … More Bird is the Word

Hikes and Pints

Not too long ago, we found ourselves with a free summer day. What a luxury! In order to make the most of it, we hopped in the car and headed to Bear Mountain State Park, a beautiful spot for hiking and relaxing about 45 minutes from where we live. Although we didn’t do as much … More Hikes and Pints

Happy Hour Grows Up

If you’ve followed our blog for some time, you might recall that Kristina called East Harlem home for a number of years. Recently, one of her former colleagues was in town, which provided the perfect opportunity to visit the neighborhood and an old favorite hangout. Ricardo Steak House has a little more bling than we remembered, … More Happy Hour Grows Up

Summer Night Out

Now that summer is in full swing, we’re crossing things off our “must do” list. One place we try to visit at least once each summer is the The Beer Garden at Bohemian Hall in Astoria, Queens. (Check out a few pictures from a previous trip here!) It’s the perfect spot for relaxed outdoor drinks– … More Summer Night Out